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miles from napa to san jose as a form of gratitude. >> when i was responsible for tsunami in indonesia, i received a lot of support from the u.s. and i wondered who are those people that are giving this money so i can do this work over here? >> the 11 hunger walks here in the bay area helped raise funds for local hunger fighting agencies. the goal this year is $250,000. and they're well on their way. >>> y llpique a cat's curiosity there is a fearless feline in russia that loves a household item that most pets don't. watch. >> okay! he loves that vacuum apparently. right? the cat enjoys licking the vacuum cleaner while it's on and even puts his snout in there. there he go. he must love the feeling. people also love watching the little guy. the video was posted last wednesday on youtube and already has more than 3 million views. >> it's amazing what cats do. >> i know. he's having fun with that. >> we turn the vacuum on around or cat and she freaks. >> that's what most pets do. they don't like the sound. >> to each his own. >>> there you go. 4:56. coming up say good-bye to plastic bags.
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in san francisco, 88 in santa rosa. that's a record. 87 at napa. 90 at fairfield. concord snapped a record. 87 at livermore. almost a record. and yet if summer in april isn't your idea of a good time, there is relief in sight and we'll have that when we do the forecast about 5 minutes from now. we'll see you then. >> all right, brian, thanks. >>> today is earth day. san mateo county and four cities are showing their support for the environment by banning plastic shopping bags. we sent kpix 5's len ramirez to find out the pros and cons. >> reporter: allen, i'm here in san jose. and san jose was one of the first big cities to have a bag ordinance in effect. it's been going on for more than a year so a lot of folks are getting used to the idea. and regular shoppers say it is now the new normal. >>> reporter: life after the plastic bag ban in san jose. >> i'm glad you asked. >> reporter: a year and five months since it's been on the books, and it's not a sad sack story for jill malone. >> you know, i just have a bunch of bags in my car. if i forget sometimes i just put the food in a c